Every educational institution should be provided with teachers, educators and other mandatory staff, including a nurse, psychologist, social educator and teacher-organizer, as well as a cook, cleaner, caretaker, etc. Requirements for the staff of educational institutions, depending on their type, number of students, etc., are provided by the Standard staffing standards approved by the Orders of the Ministry of Education and Science № 1055 from 04.11.2010 (for kindergartens) and № 1205 from 06.12.2010 (for schools).
At the same time, the Standard Staffing Standards for Preschool Education Institutions also provide for the number of educators in kindergarten, while the Standard Staffing Standards for Secondary Education Institutions do not set standards for determining the number of teachers. The number of teacher rates is determined depending on the number of hours according to the curricula developed on the basis of the Standard educational program. To do this, taking into account the division of classes into groups, the number of hours provided for individual and group education of students, other legal requirements for the organization of the educational process, taking into account the norm for one rate - 18 teaching hours per week.